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East Providence City Hall – Council Chambers


145 Taunton Avenue


East Providence, Rhode Island 02914




September 12, 2017




I.          Call to Order Public Session (Regular Meeting) – 6:30 p.m.


II.        Convene in Executive Session in Conference Room A – 6:30 p.m. Pursuant to R.I. Gen Laws 42-46-(4)&(5)

1.         Discussion re:  Custodial Contract Pursuant to RIGL §42-46-5(a)(2)


III.       Move into Open Session (Regular Meeting) – 6:45 p.m.

1.         Call to Order

2.         Salute to Flag

3.         Chair to Report Out Any Votes Taken in Executive Session and Receive Motion by Committee Member to Seal Executive Session Minutes Pursuant to Applicable Provisions of RIGL 42-46-4 (4)&(5)

4.         Motion to Set a Curfew for School Committee Meeting


IV.       Student Liaison


V.        Presentations

1.         Bridgepointe Church Back to School Fair

2.         Nordson Foundation - Camp Invention

3.         2016-2017 Teacher Leadership Cohort Graduates

4.         Proficiency Based Graduation Requirements (PBGR) at EPHS


VI.       Consent Agenda

1.         Communications

a.         Enrollment

b.         URI 2016-2017 Pilot Project Results

2.         Correspondence

3.         Home School Requests

4.         Field Trip Requests

5.         Approval of Minutes:

·                     School Committee Meetings held on 8/8, 8/21 & 8/29/17

·                     Building Committee Meeting held on 7/17 & 8/15/17


VII.     PTO/PTA Reports


VIII.    Public Comments I – Agenda Items


IX.       Director of Human Resources Report – Cheryl Mammone

1.         Appointments

2.         Resignations

3.         Retirements

4.         Leave of Absences

5.         Recalls


X.        Superintendent’s Report

1.         NEASC Visit to EPHS

2.         PARCC Score Reports – Principals’ Presentation

3.         SIG-1003g (School Improvement Grant)

4.         Superintendent’s Annual Evaluation


XI.       Assistant Superintendents’ Reports

1.         Dr. Celeste Bowler

a.         Elementary Report Cards


XII.     Director of Pupil Personnel Services Report – Julian MacDonnell

1.         School Support System Report & Support Plan


XIII.    Director of Finance Report – Lucy Maddock

1.         Monthly Financial Report

2.         Bill List


XIV.    Director of Facilities Report – Anthony Feola

1.         Facilities Update


XV.     Director of Operations Report – Diana Clarkin

1.         Opening of School

2.         Transportation Policy – Mr. Cahoon


XVI.    Building Committee Report – Mr. Cahoon

1.         Building Project Update


XVII.  Discussion Items

1.         Certified Employee Tenure Policy – 2nd read

2.         Update on Summit Learning Program – Mr. Monteiro

3.         Elementary, Middle & High School Handbooks


XVIII. Action Items

1.         Consider & Vote to Approve Bill List

2.         Consider & Vote to Approve Certified Employee Tenure Policy

3.         Consider & Vote to Approve Final Tentative Agreement for Custodians

4.         Consider & Vote to Approve Handbooks


XIX.    Public Comment II – Non-Agenda Items


XX.     Announcements


XXI.    Adjournment



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Date Posted:     9/8/17 City Clerk         9/8/17 Secretary of State Website


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